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Resisting Abe’s Sales Pitch

Resisting Abe’s Sales Pitch

Abe’s visit provoked widespread protests against the proposed agreement. There is a confluence of interests here. Exports “of nuclear components and technology, as well as conventional arms” are said to be a key element in Prime Minister Abe economic program, dubbed “Abenomics” by many. This is somewhat reminiscent of the Soviet Union after the Chernobyl disaster, when the Soviet nuclear industry was desperate to improve its image and Soviet leaders were willing to sell nuclear reactors at concessional prices.

Gujarat farmers rise against nuclear project as Manmohan heads to the US

Gujarat farmers rise against nuclear project as Manmohan heads to the US

At least 5 thousand farmers – men, women and children – are marching today from Mithi Virdi to Bhavnagar demanding scrapping of the proposed nuclear project in their backyard. DiaNuke.org spoke to Krishna Kant, a key activist in the Mithi Virdi struggle. MHe is a mmber of Paryavaran Suraksha Samiti group working on issues of industrial pollution in Gujarat.

Petition filed in Madras High Court against Koodankulam project

Petition filed in Madras High Court against Koodankulam project

Koodankulam July 16, 2013 at 11:47 am 0 comments

An environmental group has filed a fresh petition in th Madras high court seeking review on clearance for first Approach to Criticality.